English racer Chadwick sets the pace in MRF Challenge

Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) Jamie Chadwick, the only female driver on the 12-car grid, put the marker down for the first round of the MRF Challenge championship by topping both the free practice sessions at the Dubai Autodrome here on Thursday. Chadwick, 20, from Bath, England, came out on top[Read More…]

Children from Nagaland meet UP Governor

Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Twenty-two children from Nagaland, on a tour organised by the Indian Army, called on Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday. The children will visit various places of interest and historical significance in Lucknow on Friday. –IANSmd/mr

Mercury to drop slightly in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Following sporadic rain over the national capital and areas around it, the mercury is set to drop by two to three degrees in the coming days, predicts Met. Delhi-NCR will not experience traceable rains for next five days, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). Delhi’s maximum[Read More…]

Two criminals held, 3 pistols found

Ghaziabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Two criminals have been arrested in Ghaziabad and three pistols have been seized from them, police said on Thursday. The arrests took place on Wednesday night when Kavinder and Lakhan Kumar were found moving about in suspicious circumstances and taken to a police station, Superintendent of[Read More…]

Huge amount of water dragged into Earth’s interior: Study

New York, Nov 15 (IANS) The Earth is dragging about three times more sea water than previously estimated, according to a seismic study, with major implications for the global water cycle. The findings showed that loss of sea water is due to the slow-motion collisions of tectonic plates under Mariana[Read More…]

VP confers Jamnalal Bajaj Awards on 4 prominent Gandhians

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday gave away the 41st Jamnalal Bajaj Awards to four prominent Gandhians in the field of humanitarian and social work. The winners for 2018 are Dhoom Singh Negi of Uttarakhand, Rupal Desai and Rajendra Desai of Gujarat, Prasanna Bhandari of[Read More…]

Indonesian shuttlers perform well at Hong Kong Open

Jakarta, Nov 15 (IANS) One Indonesian shuttler went through to the quarterfinal of the Hong Kong Open badminton tournament and two women’s doubles pairs also won their second round matches on Thursday. Jonatan Christie defeated his compatriot Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the Hong Kong Coliseum, 21-15, 25-23 in 54 minutes,[Read More…]

Development can benefit few but leave out many: Jaitley

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Warning about the dangers of development benefiting a few while leaving out many others, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said there is a need to design a system where beneficiaries of high growth rate can be more inclusive. Jaitley also said economies like India[Read More…]

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